Stretch SCHMETZ needles for stretch, lycra and elastic, soft knitted fabrics. 5 pcs. - 5x75. They fit to the most types of household sewing machines. SCHMETZ - you know what you have.
It's worth knowing:
- in order to easier identify of needles for household machines, SCHMETZ applies the coloured marks on the shank cone. UNIVERSAL [STANDARD] - without marks, BALL POINT [WITH BALL - for jersey and knitted fabrics] - without marks, STRETCH - yellow colour, JEANS/DENIM - blue colour, MICROTEX [for microfase and silk] - violet colour, EMBROIDERY [with bigger eye for embroidery] - red colour, QUILTING [for quilt and patchworks] - green colour, SP SUPER STRETCH - orange colour
- if you sew the fabrics which are susceptible to damage [knitted fabrics particularly] and you are not sure if the needle top does not damage the fabric, please make a following simple test. Prick by needle the stretched [old] tights, and if the tights do not ladder, you can sew without any doubts.
- needles should be stored in original boxes - never loosely!, because it causes the top damages, what makes the irreparable fabrics defects.